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Preventing colorectal adenomas in cancer survivors: An update on the PACES/S0820 trial(Comments Off on Preventing colorectal adenomas in cancer survivors: An update on the PACES/S0820 trial)

October 4, 2017

An update on the PACES/S0820 trial, including changes to the Data Safety Monitoring  Committee to enhance study accrual, is provided.

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ACS CRP sponsors educational sessions at Clinical Congress 2017

A summary of five ACS CRP Clinical Congress 2017 sessions is provided.

Figure 1. Mechanism of checkpoint blockade

Current role of immunotherapy in urologic cancers

The role of immunotherapy in the treatment of urologic cancers is summarized and the efficacy of novel immunotherapeutics, particularly checkpoint inhibitors, are described, which may hold promise for a wide variety of tumor types.

ACS CRP

Gastrectomy for cancer: What are the benefits of a minimally invasive approach?

Gastric cancer is a significant cause of cancer morbidity and mortality in the U.S., with an estimated 26,370 new cases and 10,730 deaths in 2016.1 The incidence of gastric cancer is rising, particularly proximal tumors, and among young (< 40 years old) Caucasians, who have experienced a nearly 70 percent increase in the incidence of […]

ACS CRP

ACS CRP Dissemination and Implementation Committee issues call for participants in pilot project

The mission of the Dissemination and Implementation Committee—to provide surgeons with practice-changing results of the Alliance and other national clinical trial groups—is summarized.


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